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Before departing to Bali, you need to prepare yourself with the information about the Visa and requirements to enter Indonesia.
According to the Circular Letter of the Directorate General of the Immigration No. IMI-0532.GR.01.01 of 2022 regarding Visa on Arrival for Leisure Purpose to Support Sustainable Tourism in Bali during the COVID-19 Pandemic, below are the 42 countries subjected to VOA policy effective from 22 March 2022:
The details of rules and regulation for VOA service policy are as follows:
Following this VOA service policy, international travelers with passports originating from the aforementioned countries can apply for VoA for Tourism after arriving only through immigration control at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.
International travelers must present all requirements for a VOA for Tourism at the immigration counter, namely:
a) A passport valid for at least 6 (six) months;
b) A return ticket or a connecting ticket to continue traveling to another country; and
c) Other documents required under the provisions from the COVID-19 Task Force.
Stay Permits originating from VOA for Tourism are Visitor Stay Permits which are granted for a maximum period of 30 days and can be extended 1 (one) time.
The extension is granted for 30 days and is carried out at the nearest immigration office to the location where the international traveler lives while in Indonesia.
A Visitor Stay Permit from VOA for Tourism cannot be changed into another type of visa/stay permit.
According to the Circular of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Number 15 of 2022 concerning Health Protocol for International Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic, international travelers can also enter through I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport and Tanjung Benoa Seaport, Bali. Travelers who are not listed among the above 42 countries can travel to Bali by applying e-visa before departure.
When you have arrived in Bali, there are several measures you need to take before you can continue your trip. According to the Circular of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Number 15 of 2022 concerning Health Protocol for International Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic , as of 23 March 2022, all international travelers, whether they are Indonesian citizens or foreign nationals, should comply with these regulations below:
Comply with the provisions of the health protocol set by the Government;
Present the card or certificate (physical or digital) of receiving a complete dose of COVID-19 vaccine which is administered at least 14 (fourteen) days before departure as a requirement for entering Indonesia;
a) In the event that the Indonesian citizens have not received vaccine abroad, they will be vaccinated in the quarantine place in Indonesia after a second RT-PCR examination with negative results;
b) In the event of foreign nationals have not received vaccine abroad, they will be vaccinated in the quarantine place upon arrival in Indonesia after a second RT-PCR examination with negative results, with the following conditions:
i. Foreign nationals are 6 -17 years old;
ii. Diplomatic residence permit and official residence permits holders; and/or
iii. Limited residence card holder (KITAS) and permanent residence card holder (KITAP).
Foreign nationals who are already in Indonesia and will travel, both domestically and internationally, are required to vaccinate through program schemes or mutual cooperation according to the laws and regulation;
Proof (physical and digital) of having received a complete dose of COVID-19 vaccine as a requirement for entering Indonesia must be written in English other than the language of the country/region of origin of arrival. The proof should also be verified on the website of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia or e-HAC International Indonesia;
Kindly note that the Indonesian government accepts all kinds of COVID-19 vaccine administered to international travelers;
Show negative RT-PCR test results in the country/region of origin which samples are taken within a maximum period of 2 x 24 hours before the departure time and attached at the time of the health examination or Indonesian International e-HAC;
Show proof of ownership of health insurance which includes financing for handling COVID-19 and medical evacuation to a referral hospital with a minimum coverage value as determined by the organizer, manager or local government authorities;
Undergo a body temperature check and RT-PCR examination upon arrival at the international travelers entry point;
After RT-PCR sampling upon arrival, the international travelers exclusively visiting Bali may continue with:
a) Inspection of immigration documents and customs documents;
b) Baggage collection and baggage disinfection;
c) Pick up and drop off directly to the hotel, lodging accommodation, or place of residence;
d) Waiting for the results of the RT-PCR examination in hotel rooms, rooms at lodging accommodations, or places of residence; and
e) It is not allowed to leave the hotel room or accommodation room before the RT-PCR test results show a negative result.
In the event of RT-PCR tests as referred to in number 9 show negative results, Indonesian citizens and foreign nationals are allowed to continue the journey and will be recommended to conduct an independent health monitoring for 14 days and must follow health protocol;
In the event that the results of the RT-PCR examination upon arrival at the entry point as referred to in number 9 shows a positive result, then it will be followed up with the following provisions:
a) If asymptomatic or experiencing mild symptoms, isolation or treatment is carried out in isolation hotels or centralized isolation facilities set by the government; or
b) If accompanied by moderate or severe symptoms, and/or with uncontrolled comorbidities, isolation or treatment at a COVID-19 referral hospital is carried out;
c) The cost of isolation/treatment for foreigners is borne independently, while for Indonesian citizens it is borne by the government.
Quarantine accommodation in number 11 must obtain recommendation from COVID-19 Handling Task Force and meet the Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environmental Sustainability requirements;
Health protocols must meet these requirements:
a) Wearing 3 ply of fabric mask or medical grade mask, covering nose, mouth and chin;
b) Replacing the mask regularly within every 4 hours, and dispose the waste in the proper place;
c) Washing hands regularly with water and soap or hand sanitizers;
d) Maintaining social distance for a minimum of 1,5 meters and avoiding crowds.
Please make sure that you are tested by the affiliated laboratories so that the results will be directly connected to the PeduliLindungi app.
Furthermore, you can go to this link for insurance details or visit here to get a one stop service for your travel requirements in Bali. Kindly click here to browse all the accommodations and tourism destinations in Bali that have been granted the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environmental Sustainability) certification. Besides booking at your favorite accommodation among the listed hotels, villas, and resorts, come check out these Live on Board providers for new exciting experiences.
Remember to always comply with all the health protocols while enjoying the best of Bali again. Do keep yourself updated with the latest information about traveling regulations in Bali by checking out this page.
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*Disclaimer : This article was updated on March 24th, 2022. Due to the dynamic nature of travel regulations, please stay updated and confirm your itinerary with your chosen travel providers.
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- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- Face masks provided for travellers
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks required for travellers in public areas
- Gear/equipment sanitised between use
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
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